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Regulations Pertaining to Food for Human Consumption [2 VAC 5 ‑ 600]
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Chapter Information
Description A regulation that adopts 44 parts of the Code of Federal regulations, by reference, as regulations applicable in the enforcement of the Virginia Food Law.
State Authority Section 3.2-5101 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The ensuring the public access to a safe, wholesome, unadulterated and properly labeled food supply.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ryan Davis  / Program Manager, Office of Dairy and Foods
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-8910    FAX: (804)371-7792    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adopt by Reference revised and new documents from the Code of Federal Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/22/2011.
Final regulation Final Exempt action can be submitted directly to the Registrar.